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The pope of Rome sent him a full set of all the medals struck during his pontificate.
HISTORIC FREDERICKSBURGJOHN T. GOOLRICK
Cossa kept his word never to appeal against the sentence which stripped him of the pontificate.
ENCYCLOPAEDIA BRITANNICA, 11TH EDITION, VOLUME 15, SLICE 4VARIOUS
His cosmography, like all of them, began with the creation and came down to the pontificate of Martin V who was then Pope.
THE LIFE OF JOAN OF ARC, VOL. 1 AND 2 (OF 2)ANATOLE FRANCE
Luther attacked not the abuses of the Roman pontificate, but the pontificate itself.
HISTORY OF THE REFORMATION IN THE SIXTEENTH CENTURY, VOL 2J. H. MERLE D'AUBIGN
Ferdinando de Medici, then a cardinal, had just failed in his candidacy for the pontificate (outwitted by that fox Montalto).
ROMANCE OF ROMAN VILLASELIZABETH W. (ELIZBETH WILLIAMS) CHAMPNEY
During fifty years the pontificate remained in his family almost without interruption.
THE WORLDS GREATEST BOOKS, VOLUME XIII.VARIOUS
In the course of his pontificate, he had received two singular honours.
THE SONNETS, TRIUMPHS, AND OTHER POEMS OF PETRARCHPETRARCH
Rome held the pontificate of the dark ages—the royalty of the obscure; and France has been the pontiff of the ages of light.
BLACKWOOD'S EDINBURGH MAGAZINE, VOLUME 59, NO. 368, JUNE 1846VARIOUS
He sympathised with the projects of Adrian VI., and was a power during his brief pontificate.
A HISTORY OF THE REFORMATION (VOL. 2 OF 2)THOMAS M. LINDSAY
He was then forthwith promoted to the government of Britain, as also invested with the honour of the Pontificate.
THE REIGN OF TIBERIUS, OUT OF THE FIRST SIX ANNALS OF TACITUSTACITUS

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